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Robert Nestor
President at Direxion


As President, Rob is responsible for leading all business, product development and distribution strategies for the firm. He joined Direxion in 2018. He is a member of Direxion’s Executive Management Committee.

Prior to joining Direxion, he served as Managing Director and Head of iShares US Smart Beta ETFs, driving commercial strategy in this area. Prior to this role, Mr. Nestor was Head of iShares Product Strategy for BlackRock’s U.S. Wealth Advisory business. Before joining BlackRock in 2007, Mr. Nestor spent 16 years at The Vanguard Group working in a variety of product and business development roles in both the retail and institutional divisions.

Rob is a CFA charter holder. He holds an M.B.A. from Drexel University in Finance – Investment Management and B.S. in Economics from the University of Delaware. He is also a member of the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and the CFA Institute.

Agenda Sessions

  • The New Direxion – The Evolution of Precision Investing 10 Questions in 20 Minutes